/ 15 April 2024

15 April 2024

9.30am (AEST) – Public hearing: Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices – Canberra

9.30am (AEST) – Public hearing: Migration Amendment (Removal and Other Measures) Bill 2024 – Canberra 

10.00am (AEST) – Decision in Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation case against Network 10 and Lisa Wilkinson to be handed down – Sydney

Jury selection in Trump’s Hush Money Trial to begin in New York (overnight)

VIC, QLD, WA, NT Term 2 starts

Beginning of World Creativity & Innovation Week (on until 21 April) 

World Art Day 

Birthdays for Jeffrey Archer (1940), Emma Thompson (1959), Seth Rogen (1982), Emma Watson (1990), Maisie Williams (1997)

Anniversary of:

  • the birthdays of Leonardo da Vinci (1452), Henry James (1843) and North Korea founder Kim II-sung (1912)
  • the death of Abraham Lincoln (1865)
  • the sinking of the RMS Titanic (1912)
  • Ray Kroc opening first McDonald’s in Illinois (1955)
  • Nicolás Maduro being elected President of Venezuela (2013)
  • the Boston Marathon bombings (2013)
  • the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, which destroyed its spire and roof (2019)

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